Posts Tagged ‘church architecture’

Demo Prep Begins For Gothic Revival Church In West Philly

Demo Prep Begins For Gothic Revival Church In West Philly

April 20, 2018  |  Preservation

Christ Memorial Reformed Episcopal Church, a mountainous 131-year-old Gothic Revival landmark in West Philly, prepares for the end. Michael Bixler has the news > more

Praise And Protest At Historical Commission Meeting

Praise And Protest At Historical Commission Meeting

October 17, 2017  |  Preservation

Applause and anger filled the room at the monthly Historical Commission meeting on Friday. GroJLart has the details > more

Finding John Haviland

Finding John Haviland

December 16, 2016  |  Architecture

A quick check to confirm the final resting place of famed Philadelphia architect John Haviland pulls one historical researcher deep down the rabbit hole. Join Nicholas Pappas on an odyssey of obsession, intrigue, and reinterment > more

Germantown Neighbors Wary But Hopeful Over Plans For Abandoned St. Francis Of Assisi

Germantown Neighbors Wary But Hopeful Over Plans For Abandoned St. Francis Of Assisi

September 29, 2016  |  Preservation

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Germantown has suffered theft, fire and blight since it closed in the summer of 2012, transforming a 113-year-old neighborhood anchor into a pressure point of crime and neglect. But redemption may be close at hand. John Henry Scott has the story. > more

Marked Potential: St. Andrew’s Collegiate Chapel

Marked Potential: St. Andrew’s Collegiate Chapel

July 15, 2016  |  Architecture

With this month's Marked Potential Shila Griffith gives us a rock climbing gym with a heavenly view inside the divine sanctuary of St. Andrew's Collegiate Chapel > more